KSrelief chief meets US envoy to Lebanon

Fri, 2021-07-09 00:27

RIYADH: Dr. Abdullah Al-Rabeeah, the supervisor general of the King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Center (KSrelief),  met US Ambassador to Lebanon Dorothy C. Shea in Riyadh on Thursday.

During the meeting, the two discussed means of cooperation and coordination between Saudi Arabia and the US in relief and humanitarian work.

The US ambassador hailed the humanitarian work being provided by the Kingdom through KSrelief to various countries, including the people and refugees in Lebanon. She also praised the strong bilateral relations between the two countries.

Since it was established in 2015, KSrelief has implemented 1,616 projects worth almost $5.3 billion in 68 countries, in cooperation with 144 local, regional and international partners.

According to a recent report by the center, the biggest beneficiaries of assistance are Yemen ($3.8 billion), Palestine ($364 million), Syria ($305 million) and Somalia ($206 million).


Dr. Abdullah Al-Rabeeah, the supervisor-general of KSrelief, meets with US Ambassador to Lebanon Dorothy C. Shea in Riyadh on Thursday. (SPA)
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